Korunk (meaning Our Age in English) is a Hungarian language monthly cultural-literary-scientific magazine published in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.[1]

History and profile


Korunk was founded by László Dienes in Cluj-Napoca in 1926.[2] The magazine ceased publication in 1940,[3] and began publication in 1957.[2] In 1929 Gábor Gaál became its editor-in-chief.[2] Ernö Gáll is the long-term editor-in-chief of the magazine who served in the post between 1957 and 1984.[4]

The magazine has a Marxist political stance[3] and progressive literary approach.[2] It is published on a monthly basis.[5]


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  2. ^ a b c d "Hungarians in Romania". Hungarian History. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  3. ^ a b "The National Minority Press and Publishing History in Romania". Hungarian History. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  4. ^ Ágnes Kiss (April 2014). "Censorship between Ambiguity and Effectiveness: Rules, Trust and Informal Practices in Romania (1949–1989)" (PhD Thesis). Central European University. Budapest. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  5. ^ Zoltán Ripp; Judit Borus (2014). Influences, Pressures Pro and Con, and Opportunities: Studies on Political Interactions in and Involving Hungary in the Twentieth Century. Napvilag Kiado. p. 95. ISBN 978-963-338-368-1. Retrieved 19 June 2015.